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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 16

    Presidents Day

    Presidents Day
    The Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1971 declares that Washington’s Birthday falls on the third Monday in February in the United States. It is also known as Washington’s Birthday, after George Washington, the first president of the…
  • Feb 14

    Valentine’s Day Quiz

    Valentine’s Day Quiz
    Can you name the U.S. Supreme Court Justice? 1.  It must have brought a Flood of emotions: his clerks wrote him a card on Valentine’s Day, 1985, that read “Respondents are red, petitioners are blue. We’re very lucky to…
  • Feb 12

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist
    A BLS Library Blog post titled VARA and a Whitewashed Graffiti Mecca discussed a federal law suit brought by a group of plaintiff artists, under the Visual Artist Rights Act of 1990, against a defendant real estate developer in the US…
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 19

    New on LLRX – Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countrie

    New on LLRX – Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countrie
    Via LLRX – Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries – Law Librarian Lora Johns shares her response to “I would like to see an amicus brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom in Slovakia.” For…
  • Feb 19

    After 2016 Election Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here’s What the Data Tell Us.

    After 2016 Election Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here’s What the Data Tell Us.
    Chronicle of Higher Education: “…Hate crimes were up in 2016 – The Education Department data consist of disclosures made under the Clery Act, the federal law that requires colleges to report crimes committed on their…
  • Feb 19

    Data journalism and the ethics of publishing Twitter data

    Data journalism and the ethics of publishing Twitter data
    Data Driven Journalism: “Collecting and publishing data collected from social media sites such as Twitter are everyday practices for the data journalist. Recent findings from Cardiff University’s Social Data Science Lab…
Rank this Week: 22

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Ingrid Eagly, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law, presents today: Detaining...
  • Feb 18

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA
    The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School and the University of Texas School of Law host Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP March 29, 2018. Intellectual...
  • Feb 18

    Law & Ethics of Big Data – Wellesley, MA

    Law & Ethics of Big Data – Wellesley, MA
    Babson College hosts Law & Ethics of Big Data April 27-28, 2018.
Rank this Week: 24

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018
    State v. C. Russell DA 16-0362 2018 MT 26 Criminal – DUI-Felony S P Brake Supply v. Daimler Truck DA 17-0222 2018 MT 25 Civil – Judicial Review Rimrock Chrysler v. MDOJ et al DA 17-0284 2018 MT 24 Civil – Judicial Review…
  • Feb 6

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018
    State v. B. Williams DA 17-0077 2018 MT 19N Criminal – Other State v. M. Ailer DA 16-0240 2018 MT 18 Criminal – Theft State v. A. Jeffries DA 17-0225 2018 MT 17 Criminal – DUI State v. A. Porter DA 15-0744 2018 MT 16…
  • Jan 31

    OPINIONS – January 30, 2018

    OPINIONS – January 30, 2018
    Marriage of Hobart DA 17-0367 2018 MT 15N Civil – Domestic Relations Borges v. Missoula Co. Sheriff DA 17-0355 2018 MT 14 Civil – Other State v. K. Santiago DA 15-0652 2018 MT 13 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
Rank this Week: 28

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 48

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 73

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 15

    Researching Drone Law

    Researching Drone Law
      With the increased popularity of drones across all aspects of society, it is important to examine the laws and regulations regarding commercial, government, and recreational drone use. The American Bar Association and the…
  • Feb 13

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Although bitcoin was invented in 2009 and picked up speed in 2015, its biggest growth spurt occurred in 2017, and its popularity…
  • Feb 9

    Education Law

    Education Law
      Education Law, by Charles J. Russo and Ralph D. Mawdsley, provides an introduction to various aspects of education and school-related law. Chapters include "School Governance", "Student Rights", "Special Education and…
Rank this Week: 125

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

https://sls.gmu.edu/libraryblog/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 129

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding
    Want to search for Moritz alums who practice in Cleveland? Local lawyers who specialize in health law? Prepare for networking and interviews, informational and otherwise, by brushing up on your people searching skills. The library’s…
  • Feb 12

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian
    The Moritz Law Library seeks qualified candidates for a Reference Librarian position. This position will support the work of the Moritz College of Law's new Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DPEC). Other duties include providing…
  • Feb 8

    Free Federal Government Information and Documents Online: govinfo

    Free Federal Government Information and Documents Online: govinfo
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Internet has a wealth of free online information, but it isn’t always easy to tell what’s authentic. When supporting assertions based on federal law, data, reports, and other…
Rank this Week: 189

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Feb 14

    Trump Infrastructure Plan and the Environment

    Trump Infrastructure Plan and the Environment
    Once again, the Trump administration has kicked off infrastructure week. This time, a 55 page document with some details on the plan was released. Several elements of the plan have implications for the environment. These range from amendments…
  • Feb 14

    Exploring AILA

    Exploring AILA
    Post written by Rosella Morabito, J.D. Candidate expected 2018, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national association of immigration lawyers, and its…
  • Feb 6

    ‘Presumption of Legitimacy’ of a Child – Same-Sex Marriage

    ‘Presumption of Legitimacy’ of a Child – Same-Sex Marriage
    In 2017,  the Appellate Division, First Department, in New York became the first state appeals court to recognize that there is a “presumption of legitimacy” to a child born to a married same-sex male couple, i.e. the…
Rank this Week: 153

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 201

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 19

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Feb 19

    Canada-EU – Old Ties, New Trade Partner

    Canada-EU – Old Ties, New Trade Partner
    For Canadian business, the threat of U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA is the biggest and most immediate challenge. Without progress that satisfies the U.S. Administration, the current NAFTA negotiations may end with the U.S. issuing a Notice of…
  • Feb 18

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
Rank this Week: 322

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Feb 15

    More Historical Statutes at Large Available Online

    More Historical Statutes at Large Available Online
    The individual statutes for congresses 68 through 81 are now available on the Law Library of Congress website. This addition closes the gap for the years for which the Statutes at Large were not available on the Internet. As with the volumes…
  • Feb 8

    How to Boost your Medal Count in the Olympics, South Korean-Style

    How to Boost your Medal Count in the Olympics, South Korean-Style
    This following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia, and Jieun Chung, foreign law intern at the Global Legal Research Directorate. Sayuri has…
  • Feb 7

    An Interview with Felicia Stephan, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Felicia Stephan, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Felicia Stephan, a foreign law intern working with Jenny Gesley on research related to the laws of Germany and other German-speaking jurisdictions at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library…
Rank this Week: 245

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 297

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    My legal tech invention: the Magic Money Machine

    My legal tech invention: the Magic Money Machine
    A Watched Pot I invented a new tech product for the corporate legal market. I have no qualms labeling it "the ultimate disruptive game changer." I hope you are sitting down for this. The Magic Money Machine™ is a proprietary IoT…
  • Feb 15

    Amazon Treasure Truck: yet another POS that turns shopping into a scavenger hunt

    Amazon Treasure Truck: yet another POS that turns shopping into a scavenger hunt
    Well I had fun shopping experience that I thought I would share--Amazon's Treasure Truck. It is kind of internet-y and social media-y thing I can chat about. It is yet another POS that Amazon is owning. Basically, you sign up for text…
  • Feb 8

    A Librarian By Any Other Name…

    A Librarian By Any Other Name…
    Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting New York City during LegalWeek and enjoying the frigid 19 degree weather that comes with visiting New York at the end of January. LegalWeek itself is typically made of of legal technology folks and…
Rank this Week: 401

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 19

    On porn stars, cut-outs and the importance of legal ethic

    On porn stars, cut-outs and the importance of legal ethic
    Bernie Burk concludes More Adventures in Ethics, Now with Porn Stars: Trump Lawyer Seizes the Moral and Ethical Low Ground by Appearing to Claim He Committed Disciplinary Violations and Possibly Felonies, The Faculty Lounge, Feb. 15, 2018,…
  • Feb 19

    Federal public health and safety policy implications for public mass shooting

    Federal public health and safety policy implications for public mass shooting
    From the CRS report Public Mass Shootings in the United States: Selected Implications for Federal Public Health and Safety Policy (April 16, 2013, R43004): This report focuses on mass shootings and selected implications they have for…
  • Feb 16

    13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities indicted as part of the Mueller investigation (text)

    13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities indicted as part of the Mueller investigation (text)
    The indictment charges Russians with gaming social media and taking actions in the US to meddle in the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump and against Hillary Clinton. Here’s the text of the indictment. — Joe
Rank this Week: 492

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Feb 15

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer
    Discussions surrounding algorithmic bias are fairly common. We've even seen discussion of algorithmic bias in library discovery tools. Most of this discussion, though, has been theoretical. In what is purportedly the first empirical…
  • Feb 1

    The Information Business; The People Busine

    The Information Business; The People Busine
    Law libraries are in the information business. To act as superior guides to this information, we must also be in the people business. We must be concerned with the people who seek our information. And we must be concerned with the people who…
  • Jan 24

    Law Librarian Status as Gender Equity Issue

    Law Librarian Status as Gender Equity Issue
    There's been much written about gender bias in legal writing and how legal writing instructors inhabit what is referred to as the "pink ghetto" of the legal academy (see, e.g., here, here, here, and here). The pink ghetto of the…
Rank this Week: 348

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Did you forget Valentine's Day?! VaLAWntines, 5 of 5

    Did you forget Valentine's Day?! VaLAWntines, 5 of 5
    Did you forget to send someone a valentine? Or maybe you were just so busy that you forgot February 14th was Valentine's Day… It happens. Either way, we have your back. Here are some valentine cards that work well for anyone you may…
  • Feb 14

    Happy Valentine's Day! VaLAWntines, 4 of 5

    Happy Valentine's Day! VaLAWntines, 4 of 5
    It's Valentine's Day!If you don't celebrate Valentine's Day, that's fine. But if you do, this is the fourth of five posts in our VaLAWntine series. If today's valentines aren't quite what you're looking for, we have more! The first set…
  • Feb 13

    Happy Galentine's Day! VaLAWntines, 3 of 5.

    Happy Galentine's Day! VaLAWntines, 3 of 5.
    HAPPY GALENTINE'S DAY!What is Galentine's Day? I'm glad you asked. Galentine's Day is every February 13th, and is a day for "ladies celebrating ladies" and female friendships. Created for the television show, Parks and Recreation, and made…
Rank this Week: 451

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Feb 1

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad
    In honor of Black History Month, the Lillian Goldman Law Library is pleased to make publicly available one of the most comprehensive contemporary accounts of the case of the Amistad captives.
  • Nov 14

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club
    This is the last week to see our landmark exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” at the Grolier Club in New York City. It will be on display through Saturday, November 18, at the Grolier…
  • Oct 27

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?
    Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:30pm Room 127, Sterling Law Building
Rank this Week: 409

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Oct 27

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?
    You may have heard about recent legal action against ResearchGate brought by several large academic publishers organized under name of the “Coalition for Responsible Sharing” (Elsevier, Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, Brill, and ACS). Some…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
Rank this Week: 390

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 15

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act
    On August 15, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Responding to the widespread suffering caused by the Great Depression, President Roosevelt asked Congress for “social security”…
  • Aug 5

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax
    On August 5, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Revenue Act, passed by Congress, implementing the first income tax ever levied by the federal government. A month earlier, President Lincoln met with Congress to deal with the national…
  • Aug 2

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence
    On August 2, 1776, the Continental Congressional delegates signed the Declaration of Independence, announcing that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as independent states and no longer part of the British Colonies. The…
Rank this Week: 324

The ZRG Blog

The ZRG Blog

Covers changes to Zimmerman's Research Guide. By Andrew Zimmerman.

http://zimmermansguide.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 25

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide
    Zimmerman’s Research Guide will go off the Lexis Info Pro site at the end of 2015.   There will be no current public version as of January 1, 2016. The Internet Archive will host archived editions of the Guide.  To ……
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
Rank this Week: 340

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 393

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 386

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Courtroom Insight: Enhances Expert Witness Knowledge Management Platform

    Courtroom Insight: Enhances Expert Witness Knowledge Management Platform
      Courtroom Insight was originally designed to as a Yelp-type directory to enable litigators to locate and share insights about expert witnesses. In a recent interview co-founder Mark Torchiana explained that since the launch in 2010 he…
  • Feb 14

    Kira is Hiring a Librarian – I Mean– a Machine Learning Knowledge Analyst

    Kira is Hiring a Librarian – I Mean– a Machine Learning Knowledge Analyst
    For my entire career, people have been suggesting that “the end was near” for librarians.  A  spectacularly absurd notion in a burgeoning knowledge economy. Once again the marketplace is demonstrating the versatility and…
  • Feb 11

    The $10 Million Question: Casetext Special Report on the Future of Knowledge Management

    The $10 Million Question: Casetext Special Report on the Future of Knowledge Management
    Last week Casetext released a brief new report on the future of Knowledge Management. The full report is available at this link. The report is really a “thought piece” based on a question posed to a group of knowledge leaders. The…
Rank this Week: 928

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Feb 16

    Steve Barkan honored by Wisconsin Law Journal for Leaders in Law Lifetime Achievement

    Steve Barkan honored by Wisconsin Law Journal for Leaders in Law Lifetime Achievement
    In yesterday’s post, we were happy to announce Bonnie Shucha as the new Law Library Director of the UW Law School Library, taking over for the retiring Steve Barkan. On February 15th, the Wisconsin Law Journal held their annual award…
  • Feb 15

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director
    Sometimes we get to post really great news. In that vein, it is with great pleasure that I announce that Bonnie Shucha, the creator of WisBlawg, has been appointed the Law School’s Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and…
  • Feb 13

    Peter Christianson, class of 1977, donates rare 1876 UW Law School Diploma

    Peter Christianson, class of 1977, donates rare 1876 UW Law School Diploma
    The Law School recently marked a reunion worthy of the school’s history and its graduates.  Pete Christianson, J.D. 1977, is a big Badger booster and avid collector of UW Homecoming commemorative buttons, and other…
Rank this Week: 663

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Quickscribe Annotations for January 2018

    Quickscribe Annotations for January 2018
    Below are the BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe in January 2018.Margaret Mason - Norton Rose Fullbright LLP - Societies ActEileen Vanderburgh - Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP,  – Privacy ActMurray Campbell, Lawson Lundell…
  • Jan 19

    New Year... New VALL Website!

    New Year... New VALL Website!
    I'm pleased to relay the VALL twitter account's announcement of the association's newly launched website! VALL is proud to announce the launch of its new website at https://t.co/EaBrdtgzDp. Kudos to VALL members Joni Sherman and…
  • Jan 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for December 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for December 2017
    Below are the BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe in December 2017.Anita Mathur - BC Oil & Gas Commission - Emergency Management Regulation 217/2017Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights…
Rank this Week: 666

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Artificial intelligence laboratories in libraries?

    Artificial intelligence laboratories in libraries?
    Libraries have often been the incubators of novel ideas and new technology. In an effort to share AI development to a wider array of students and the public, the University of Rhode Island is opening an AI lab in their university…
  • Jan 31

    Archiving the Web in 2017

    Archiving the Web in 2017
    Throughout 2017 there was a renewed sense of urgency across organizations to document websites of state and government offices. In a recent update on partner program activities in the fall and winter of 2017, Archive-it explored highlights…
  • Jan 22

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Annie Mellott

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Annie Mellott
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hello! My name is Annie Mellott and I am the Cataloging and Metadata Assistant at the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at Chapman University's Fowler School of Law. 2. Does your job…
Rank this Week: 512

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Feb 12

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie
    From the Law Librarians & Access to Justice Blog: “The Law of Prison Law Libraries,” Lewis C. Zimmerman, 2/12/18, AALL SR-SIS The LISP/SR BLOG: Law Librarians & Access to Justice (Legal Information Service to the Public…
  • Feb 12

    How to you Value Legal Information?

    How to you Value Legal Information?
    From SLAW: Valuing Legal Information,” by Sarah Sutherland: Excerpt: “The problem with trying to value legal information is that we mostly just talk about its price instead of its value. The value of anything is subjective, and…
  • Feb 12

    Measuring Online Legal Resources for Self-Represented Litigants (report)

    Measuring Online Legal Resources for Self-Represented Litigants (report)
    “Measuring Online Legal Resources: A Framework Inspired by the Drake Equation” February 2018 Laura Quinn, Laura Quinn Consulting Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 844

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Feb 12

    Register: ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

    Register: ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
    The ICPSR Summer Program provides basic and advanced instruction across a wide range of methodologies and techniques for research in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Courses emphasize the integration of methodological strategies…
  • Feb 5

    Library Tip: Yale workshops on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata

    Library Tip: Yale workshops on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata
    Dear Students: The Yale StatLab has finalized the schedule for its spring 2018 semester series of workshops, including beginner and intermediate sessions on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata. These workshops will be useful to you if…
  • Feb 1

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad
    In honor of Black History Month, the Lillian Goldman Law Library is pleased to make publicly available one of the most comprehensive contemporary accounts of the case of the Amistad captives.
Rank this Week: 500

University of South Carolina Law…

University of South Carolina Law Library Blog

Shares items of interest with its user base of law students, law faculty, and the general public in South Carolina.

http://library.uofsclaw.org
  • Feb 5

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    A $500 prize is available in an essay competition open to current law students. Essays may be on any topic related to legal history, rare law books, or legal archives. The winner and the runner-up will have the opportunity to…
  • Jan 25

    Legal Career Alert

    Legal Career Alert
    The law library supports Career Week by spotlighting online alerts to help law students in their transition toward legal careers. Lexis Advance Alerts and Westlaw Alerts You can use the alert features on either Lexis Advance or Westlaw:…
  • Jan 23

    Legal Career Guidebook

    Legal Career Guidebook
    The law library supports Career Week by spotlighting career guidebooks to help law students in their transition toward legal careers. Many of the career guidebooks listed in the law library’s catalog are located in the Career Services…
Rank this Week: 715

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jan 12

    January 12 Community Letter

    January 12 Community Letter
    Today, I wrote to the Andover community with an update on new and ongoing initiatives to ensure the safety and well-being of our students. My full message can be read online.
  • Sep 19

    “Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign” launch speech

    &ldquo;Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign&rdquo; launch speech
    John Palfrey Remarks at Capital Campaign Launch Andover, MA September 2017 Thank you, Dana Delany, for your kind introduction and for everything you’ve done for Andover over the years. I also want to thank Peter Currie and the board of…
  • Sep 13

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018
    All-School Meeting John Palfrey, Head of School, Phillips Academy September 13, 2017 Good morning, Andover!  I am psyched to see you all here. The main point of this All School Meeting is simply for us to gather, in one space, ……
Rank this Week: 675

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?
    If you are hired to staff a holiday tree sale, a summer carnival, a pumpkin patch, a Halloween costume sale or any other “pop-up” seasonal business, you are entitled to the same Fair Labor Standards as permanent employees. You…
  • Aug 16

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?
    We know that homeless people get charged with a lot of small crimes. Examples include loitering, panhandling, obstructing the sidewalk, trespassing, and littering. Very often, the penalty for these minor crimes is a fine—either a ticket…
  • Oct 28

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?
    There are mail forwarding business that provide transient people (often RV dwellers who are on the road rather than living in one RV community) with a street address.  The mail forwarding business will either scan the incoming mail…
Rank this Week: 794

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 18

    *New* Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

    *New* Agricultural &amp; Environmental Science Database
    Renowned for our Environmental Law programs, the Cornell library continues seeking new resources to add to our collection. Recently, we subscribed to a new database by Proquest called Agricultural & Environmental Science Database. As its…
  • May 2

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    *NEW*Summer &amp; Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Want to know your access privilege to your favorite legal databases for the summer or post-graduation? Here are all the details you need to know. For our Graduates Westlaw You will begin to see a pop-up message whenever you log into…
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
Rank this Week: 513

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 24

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record
    “Today at 8 a.m., the National Archives released a group of documents (the first of several expected releases), along with 17 audio files, previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The…
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst&rsquo;s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
Rank this Week: 507

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 667

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016
    Body: ​SC19590 - State v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent ("This case presents the question of whether the public policy of Connecticut demands no less than termination of employment as the only appropriate disciplinary response…
  • Aug 19

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre
    Body: We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned Newslog. Our goal is to provide visitors with a streamlined and readable blog that provides intuitive access as well as more subscription options.   One new feature is…
  • Aug 17

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
Rank this Week: 510

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Law library information by Canadian Law Librarian Connie Crosby.

http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available
    Earlier this  year I was very pleased to contribute to the book Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: The View from the Inside, edited by Ulla de Stricker and published by IGI Global.The official description from the…
  • Nov 13

    Email Policies - Some Resource

    Email Policies - Some Resource
    I think a lot about governance in projects I work on: who is going to do what, who is going to oversee it, and how things will be maintained. A big piece of the picture are policies, guidelines and procedures. Without this type of…
  • Aug 23

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th
    I have more project news to share:I am excited to announce a new Social Media Engagement certificate through the iSchool Institute at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto that Daniel Lee and I will be teaching starting in…
Rank this Week: 869

Nota Bibliothecae

Nota Bibliothecae

From the Zimmerman Law Library at the University of Dayton School of Law.

http://notabibliothecae.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Facebook "Likes" Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech

    Facebook &quot;Likes&quot; Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia issued its decision regarding First Amendment protection of Facebook “likes” of candidates’ Facebook pages.  In ruling that liking these Facebook pages is…
  • Mar 21

    Drones v. Privacy

    Drones v. Privacy
    The use of drones by the military has become increasingly prevalent in the United States’ conflicts in the Middle East.  However, with the cost of these “unmanned aerial systems”, there is now talk about potential use…
  • Jan 17

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda
    Yesterday, President Obama announced, in response to the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, his plans to curb gun violence.  In setting forth his agenda, the President is asking Congress to renew a ban on the sale of assault…
Rank this Week: 501

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 866

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Feb 19

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  Would you like to have your work published in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Faculty Scholarship Repository?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if…
  • Jan 17

    Offline Reading – A New Feature of the West Academic Study Aids Subscription

    Offline Reading – A New Feature of the West Academic Study Aids Subscription
    Two exciting features have been added to the West Academic Study Aids platform: Offline reading via the free West Academic Library Mobile App: this is a free app that is compatible with Apple and Android devices.  You can now read,…
  • Nov 8

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com
    A new resource for free access to federal court opinions and orders is now available online at CourtListener.com. This resource, known as the RECAP Archive, allows users to search approximately 3.4 million orders and opinions from…
Rank this Week: 4233

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1571

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 19

    New Books at the Law Library – February 19, 2018

    New Books at the Law Library – February 19, 2018
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3531 .B85 2018 Terry R. Slater & Sandra M.G. Pinto, eds., Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3915 .F57 2017 Ruven Fleming, Shale Gas, the Environment and…
  • Feb 15

    Reading Week Hours 2018

    Reading Week Hours 2018
      Reading Week Hours February 17 – 18: 10am – 6pm February 19 – 23:   9am – 5pm February 24 – 25: 10am – 6pm
  • Feb 15

    Reading Week Hours 2018

    Reading Week Hours 2018
      Reading Week Hours February 17 – 18: 10am – 6pm February 19 – 23:   9am – 5pm February 24 – 25: 10am – 6pm
Rank this Week: 3087

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Sometimes You're the Nut

    Sometimes You're the Nut
    The problem with being an omnipotent law Librarian is that after a while of hitting on all 16 cylinders, pulling answers out of the sky like they were cotton candy, you start to feel all powerful, thinking you know everything - until you skip…
  • Feb 12

    What's in YOUR wallet?

    What's in YOUR wallet?
    Do you remember the civil war?  Sure you do.  It was a battle between the northern and southern states that ran from 1881-1865.  The primary reason the Civil War broke out was because the southern states wanted to succeed from…
  • Feb 5

    Word of the Month for February 2018: Escheat

    Word of the Month for February 2018: Escheat
    Seems money is tight these days.  Lots of people looking for ways to make a little extra and government looking to take more than its share.  Such is the state of affairs these days and the topic for today's blog.So, this couple…
Rank this Week: 4021